2018 State Certification Testing of Voting Systems National Conference

June 18-19

Raleigh, NC

AGENDA

Sunday, June 17, 2018
7:00 – 9:00 pm No-Host Dinner
Location: Oak & Dagger Public House
118 Seaboard Ave. #150 Raleigh,
NC 27604 (919) 945-9382
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Monday, June 18, 2018
All sessions will be in Room #4 at The McKimmon Training and Conference Center
NC State University, 1101 Gorman Street, Raleigh, NC
8:00 – 8:30 am Check-in, Pick Up Name Tag
8:30 – 8:45 am Welcome from Local Hosts Veronica Degraffenreid & Marc Burris
8:45 – 9:00 am Key Note Welcome from Kim Westbrook Strach, Director, N.C State Board of Elections
9:00 – 9:15 am Introduction of Attendees and Charge to Conference – Brian Hancock, U.S. Election Assistance Commission (EAC)
9:15 – 10:00 am Brian Hancock, EAC, (Moderator) Matt Masterson, Department of Homeland Security (DHS), Jessica Myers, (PA), Dwight Shellman, (CO) & Stuart Holmes (WA) Panel Discussion: “The Impact of Cyber Security Issues on the Certification and Implementation of Voting Systems.”
10:00 – 10:15 am Break
10:15 – 10:45 am Charles Stewart, (MIT) “How Voters Think about System Security: Research Findings and Observations.
10:45 – 11:15 am Thomas Hicks (Chair, EAC) “Improving & Securing Elections in 2018 & Beyond.
11:15 – 11:45 am Veronica Degraffenreid, Brian Neesby, (NC) “Observations on Achieving Success in an Election Technology Project.
11:45 am – 12:15 pm Greg Riddlemoser (VA) “Post-Election Audits and Voting Systems.
12:15 am – 12:45 pm Lunch
12:45 – 1:30 pm Tammy Patrick, Katy Owens Hubler, John Dziurlaj (Democracy Fund) “The Architecture of U.S. Elections, Update on CDF Work & Election Glossary.
1:30 – 2:00 pm Brittany Westfall (VW) “VW 2018 UOCAVA Online Voting Pilot Project.
2:00 – 2:30 pm Liz Howard (Brennan Center) “Lessons Learned: Decertifying Two Voting Systems within Months of an Election.
2:30 – 3:00 pm Dylan Lynch (NCSL) “Election System Related State Legislative Updates.
3:00 – 3:15 pm Break
3:15 – 3:45 pm Jennifer Morrell “The Election Validation Project Increasing Trust through Audits, Standards and Testing.
3:45 – 4:15 pm David Becker (Center for Election Innovation & Research) “Securing Voter Registration Databases.
4:15 – 4:45 pm Merle King, “Day One Summary, Comment and Adjourn.”
Tuesday, June 19, 2018
8:30 am – 8:45 am Welcome and Begin Day 2
8:45 – 9:15 am Jack Cobb, Mike Walker, Becky Santos (Pro V&V Labs) “Test Lab Security and Resilience in the Age of Cyber Concerns.
9:15 – 9:45 am Stuart Holmes, (WA) “Testing Automated Signature Verification Systems.
9:45 – 10:15 am Ryan Macias (EAC) “Vendor Selection and Contracting.
10:15 – 10:45 am Jay Bagga, Bryan Byers (Ball State University/Indiana VSTOP) “Post-Election Audit Pilots and New Physical and Cyber Security Requirements in Indiana Election Code.
10:45 – 11:00 am Break
11:00 – 11:30 am NaKesha Robinson, Todd Ross (CA) “California Lessons Learned Testing the First Remote VBM System for Certification.
11:30 – Noon Paul Craft, Kate McGregor (FCM Consulting) “System Validation.
Noon – 1:00 pm Lunch
1:00 – 1:30 pm Cathy Cook, (FL) “Applying Project Management to Voting System Testing.
1:30 – 2:00 pm Jerome Lovato (EAC) “Certification: State vs Federal – An Insider’s Perspective.
2:00 – 2:45 pm Danny Casias, Ed Morgan, Jon Layman (CO) “Colorado Risk Limiting Audit Review and Update.
2:45 – 3:15 pm Traci Mapps, Mike Santos (SLI Compliance) “A View of gaming Machine vs. Voting Machine Testing.
3:15 – 3:30 pm Break
3:30 – 4:00pm Mayuri Sridhar, Ronald L. Rivest (MIT) “Four-Cut: An Approximate Sampling Procedure for Election Audits.
4:00 – 4:20 pm Lightning Talks – Tell your colleagues about challenges, strategies and successes, related to testing, certification and deployment of election and voting systems, in 3 minutes or less!
4:20 – 4:45 pm Conference Close, Discussion and Announcement of Host Jurisdiction for 2019.
ADJOURN